Girls at the Piano
by Virginia Lloyd
Editor: Allen & Unwin
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Virginie Lloyd spent most of her childhood and adolescence learning and playing the piano and thinking that she would make a career as a pianistWhen that didn’t happen, she spent a long time wondering about those years of study: had they been lostWhat was their purposeThis intriguing memoir explores these questions and investigates the mystery of the author’s very musical and deeply unhappy grandmother Alice, and how their lives both at and away from the piano–recoupé and divergenceJeunes filles au Piano also explores the evolution of the relationship between women and the piano during the instrument’s history, from the 18th century salons in Europe to a jazz workshop lover in Manhattan in the early 21st century.Funny, tender and fascinating, Young Girls at the Piano is an elegant and multi-layered meditation on identity, ambition and doubt, and on how learning the piano has had a profound effect on both women worlds and generations apart.It is an essential reading for music lovers everywhere, and for all those who have undertaken their own journey around a piano
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